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Volume XVI. 



Number ii. 




Hanover, N. H., Friday, March 8, 1895. 



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DARTiVIOUTH COLLEGE. 1894-95. 

William Jewett Tucker, President. 

FACULTY ACCORDING TO DEPARTMENTS OF INSTRUCTION. 

ANCIENT LANGUAGES. 
Greek Language and Literature. Latin Language and Literature. 

Professor C. D. Adams, Professor J. K. Lord, 

AssT. Prof. G. D. Lord. Asst. Prof. F. P. Moore 

MODERN languages. 
French Language and Literature. German Language and Literature. 

Professor L. PoLLEiis, Professor E. R. Ruggles. 

Instructor, J. C. Roe Instructor, J. C. Roe. 

English Language and Literature. 

Professor C. F. Richardson. 
Rhetoric, Assistant Professor F. P. Emery. Oratory, 

PHILOSOPHY AND MORAL SCIENCE. 
Philosophy, Professor G. Campbell. Moral ^>cience, Rev Dr, S. C. Bartlett 

POLITICAL AND SOCIAL SCIENCE AND HISTORY. 
Political Science, Professor J. F. Colby. Social Science, Professor D. C. Wells. 

History, Prof. H. D. Foster. 

MATHEMATICS AND ENGINEERING. 
Mathematics^ Engineering, 

Professor F. A. Sherman. Professor J. V. Hazen. 

Professor T. W. D. Worthen. Professor R. Fletcher, IThayer 

Professor J. V. Hazen. Assoc. Prof. H. A. Hitchcock, / School. 

PHYSICAL SCIENCES. 
Physics, Professor C. F. Emerson. Chemistry, Professor E. J. Bartlett. 

Asst. Prof. A. C. Crehore. Astronomy, Assoc. Prof. E. B. Frost. 

NATURAL SCIENCES. 

Geology and Mineralogy, Professor C. H. Hitchcock. 

Botany, J'rofhssok H. G. Jesup. Zoology, Professor \Vm. Patten. 

LIBRARY. 
Professor M. D, Bisbee, Professor of Bibliography, and Librarian. 

LECTURER. 

Hon. Henry L. Dawes, On United States History during and since the Civil Var. 

Professor Arthur S. Hardy, On Modern Art, 



The Colle.fjc ijtovides three Courses of Study — the Classical, leading to the degree of Bachelor of 
Arts, the Latin-Sc-i«.!iiific, leading to the degree of Bachelor of Letters, and the Scientific, leading tc 
the degree of Bachelor of Science. The requirements for admission to each course are specified in the 
Annual Ci:talogue, and also the terms of admission by certificate and examination. 

Students in the Scientific Course may make such electives as will give them in their senior year the 
standing of fi.st-year men in the Thayer School of Civil Engineering. Graduates of the College are 
allowed one year's standing in the four years' course in the Medical Co''ege. 

Tuition fee, $96 yearly. Scholarships, yielding $70 annually, are available for those requiring 
assistance from the College. 

The College library numbers 73,500 volumes. Laboratories are fully equipped for instruction in 
Chemistry, Ph3-sics and Biology. 

Bartlett Hall, built and furnished at an expense of $15,000, is for the use of the Young Men's Chris- 
tian Association. 

The Mary Hitchcock Hospital affords the best care and treatment forany students who may be sick. 

The Alumni Athletic Field, just completed, is unsurpassed in the advantages which it offers for 
athletics. 

For information concerning the College, including catalogue, certificates or exarairation papers, 
address Professor C. F. Emerson, Dean of the Faculty. 

For information concerning the Thayer School of Civil Engineering, address Professor Robert 
Fletcher, Director. 

For information concerning the Medical College, address Carlton P. Frost, M, D.,Dean. 



THE DARTMOUTH 



TKq D^rlmouIK Spoon,^;i souvenir^ 

Which every graduate and friend of the Institution will want. The spoon bear j 
fac simile of the ''Old Pine," with the words "Old Pine," and ''Dartmouth" ar- 
tistically etched, not stamped, on the handle. Made in sterling silver only. 

PRICJE^S" Teaspoon, $2.00; Orange Spoon, $2.50. 
Sent by mail, postpaid. Address, N. A. FROST, Jeweler, Hanover, N. H. 

"And Thou! too, Old Pine, beneath whose protecting shades we speak the j^iarting word, thou, loo, 
shalt cling to our memories. From thy lofty tops the shades of by-gone classes look down ui)()n us 
and in spirit celebrate thy anniversary." 



SLEEPER & HOOD, 

Concord, N. H 

Gentlemen's 
Fine 



Tailoring. 



¥^iloi^^^ to . . . 

©krtmotitii 
do-opei^ktive 

Mr. C. W. Woodward will attend 
regularly to the Dartmouth trade, show- 
ing the finest possible line, at most mod- 
erate prices, and sparing no pains to 
satisfv all trade. 



Established 1818. . 

BROOKS BROTHERS, 

Broadway, cor. 22d St., 
NEW YOKK CITY. 

flothingund)^ lurnishirig % goods. 

Ready Made and Made to Measure. 



Kail and Winter 1894:-95. 



In the Department forClothingto order will be found 
in addition to a full line of seasonable goods — materials 
in all the year round weights in all qualities — with a 
wide range of price, thereby giving the fullest oppor- 
tunity for selection. 

The particular care exe'^cised by us in the cut, manu- 
facture and novelty of pattern in our Men's Ready 
Made stock is also extended to our Clothing for Boys 
and Children and guarantees exclusive styles, while, at 
the same time, the necessity for moderate prices has not 
been overlooked. 

Our F'uroishing Goods embrace a most complete as- 
sortment of articles in that li' e for Boys as well as 
Men. Underwear, Hosiery. Gloves and Neckwear in 
original shapes and colorings, imported by us from 
leading London manufacturers, also Lounging Jackets, 
"Water-proof Coats, etc. 

In this Department we have added a new line of 
leather and wicker goods, including Luncheon Baskets, 
Holster Cases. Sheffield Plate Flasks, Riding Whips, 
Crops, Dog Canes and Golf Sticks. 

Catalogue, samples and rules for self measurement 
sent on application. 

Our location, one block from Madison Square, is con- 
venient to the leading hotels and easy of access from 
the principal railway stations in New York and vicinity. 



Dr. W. S. Bowles' 

OVER FROST'S JEWELRY STORE. 

Books and Stationery 

At Lowest Prices. 



ALL TEXT BOOKS used in College. 

MISCELLANEOUS BOOKS kept in stock, also 
procured at short notice; actual discount on 
publishers' prices given. 

FINE WRITING PAPER, Dartmouth College Pa- 
per, Note Books, Dixon's Pencils, etc. 

DARTMOUTH AGENCY for WATERMAN'S 
IDEAL FOUNTAIN PEN— 400 sold to Har- 
vard students last year. 

Mileage books to let. Engraving done at short 

notice. Prices have been brought down, now 

keep them there. 

N. B. — Second-hand books are bought and exchanged 

as well as sold. 

Smith 5c Patey, 

Next Door to Chapel. 



Always mention THE DARTMOUTH in answering advertisements. 



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We make in 2,700 varieties. 
Bronze, Brass. Silver, Por- 
celain and black Iron. New 
designs and new improve- 
ments every year. 

J<ondon, '87. 
Paris, '89. 
€liicago, '93. 

"The Rochester" always 
takes the highest awards 
for Artistic Lamps, always 
leads the world, always is 

THE BEST LAMP ON EARTH. 

"The New Rochester" is the 
name of all that is good 
and beautiful in a lamp. 




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Will make a cold room warm at a 
cost of less than one cgnt. or will 
boil a kettle of water in a few 
minutes. Burns ordinary kerosene 
oil. Can be carried from room to 
room. No coal, no ashes, no odor, 
no fires to kindle, and perfectly 
safe, clean and healthy. Price, 
$6.50. 

We have an Illustrated Cata- 
logue to send you foi" the asking. 

Rochester I/amp Co., 

42 Park Place, New York. 






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BOOT AND SHOE MAKER, 

HANOVER, N, H. 

Repairing done in the best possible manner and at 
short notice. Prices reasonable. 

^©^ Shop over M. M.Amaral's barber shop. 





A Wonderful Remedy. 

Arrests falling hair by curing disease; grows 
new hair by restoring vitality to torpid roots. 
Dandruff, burning and itching of the head are 
usually the precursors of premature baldness, and 
are also a prolific source of intense humiliation, 
worry' and torture to thousands of afflicted vic- 
tims. They are all curable by a judicious use of 
Para Caspa. 



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versal remedy for all ordinary diseases of the hair, 



Is recommended as a toil^ requisite and a uni- 

linarv dij 
scalp and skin. For sale by 

M. M. AM A RAT,, Tonsorial Artist, 

ICmerson's Block, Hanover, N. H. 

Hair Cutting, Shaving, Shampooing, Sea Foam, Hair 
Dyed, Kazors Honed, and all pertaining to a first-class 
hair drcHser strictly attended to. 

A few^ tried razors always on hand at reasonable 
price*.. 



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Hanover Steam Laundry. 

Our work is the best and our prices as cheap as 



any. 



Flannels and Sweaters are washed by hand, 

thus they do not shrink. A trial is all we ask and 
your judgment will do the rest. 

HANOVER STEAM LAUNDRY. 



GOOD WORK 

Done on time at a fair price. 



live businevSS men are looking for such a 
printer. Are you? If so, write us, and 
send, if possible, an ''object lesson." 

CUWIMINGS, THE PRINTER, 

White River Junction, Vt. 

OF 

F. Abraham, 'Ti-^i^djii. 



25, 27 and 29 
Court Street, 



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Class Pipes, Monograms, Anything in 

Meerschaum Work made to order by 
First class Artists. 

Repairing Neatly Done. 



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FINE 

ATHLETIC 

SUPPLIES. 

Wright & Ditson's Lawn Tennis Supplies arc 
acknowledged leaders and the finest manufac- 
tured. 

Base Ball. — Every re(|uisite for the game. Uni- 
forms a specialt3'. 

Golf Supplies and all requisites for outdoor or 
indoor sport. Handsome Catalogue free. 

344 Washington St., Boston, 






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Concord, N. H. . At Wheelock frequently. 

RALPH H. JAMES, ^97, Agent. 



A, E. GHASMAR & CQ., 

ENGRAVERS AND PRINTERS. 
34 Union Square, East, New York. 

Class Day and Fraternity Invitations, 
Menus, Programmes, Dance Cards, etc. 

PRINTING OF COLLEGE ANNUALS A SPECIALTY. 

6E0. W. ^]\[D^ ^ 31^4- 

First door west of Davison's, dealer in 

f*idtufe S^i^kir(e^, duftkii\^. 

Furniture repaired and varnished. 

Coffins and Caskets constantly on hand. 



All kinds of job work connected with furniture and 
upholstery done at short notice and in the best manner. 






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We shall be pleased to see all our friends, old and new, 
at our store, w^here may be found everything usually 
found in a first-class Pharmacy. Amongour specialties: 

Toilet Soaps, Perfumery, Portemonnaies, 

Cutlery, Shaving Articles, Tooth, 

Hair and Flesh Brushes. 

All goods at low^est cash prices and fully warranted 
as represented. We shall be pleased to show these 
goods to all who come. Don't fail to call. 

Go to A. H. ROBERTS' for 

Choice Fruits and Candies, 

Cigars and Tobacco. 

Groceries and Temperance Drinks, Best Water White 
Kerosene Oil, Slop Jars and Oil Cans. 

No. 1 Currier Block, ^ - Hanover, N. H. 



SANBORN'S . . . 

Billiard Hall 



Smokers' Articles. 



Currier's Block 



Mention this publication when writing to advertisers. 



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THE DARTMOUTH 



AT THE . . . 

College Book: Store 

Mil}' be found a very complete line of 

Keep's Reliable 
IVIen's Furnishings. 

Onr celebrated "K" quality Stock Shirts, open 
back or front, or both, and with different sleeve 
lengths, 

S5.-. each, UNLAUNDERED. 
$1 00 each. LAUNDERED. 
Best four-ply 2100 Linen Collars and Cuffs, all 
the staple and latest styles. 

Collars. $1 SO per doz., 15c. each. 
Cuffs, $3 00 per doz., 2Sc. per pair. 

NEW FALL NECKWEAR, 50c. 

Our own make, in the latest shapes, and of silks 
not found elsewhere at less than $1 each. 

KE&P MFG. CO., 
114 Tremont St. - Boston, Mass. 

]oim ]\Icdiii'tliy, 

¥oi|^oi'ikl Si'ti^t, 

WHEELOCK HOTEL. 

Hair Cutting, Shaving and Shampooing done in a 
superior manner. Razors honed with care. 



A Complete Gymnasium 
Home or Travelers' Use. 



FOR 



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No Weights. 

Exercises all 
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the body, com- 
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movements of 
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machines, strik- 
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etc., etc. 
Price complete with chart of instructions : 

STYLE A, Nickel Plated throughout, with absolute- 
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manufactured, $5.00 each. 

STYLrE B, Japan finish, $3.50 each. 

Manufactured and Sold by 

ome Exerciser Co., 

Suite 517 to 519 Unity Building, 

79 Dearborn Street, - Chicago, III. 




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Oysters served in all styles. 
The best lines of Candy and Fruit. 

Large assortment of Tobacco, Cigars and Pipes. 

H. L. Carter, - Carter's Block. 
















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335 Washington St., opposite Milk, Boston. 



Official Outfitters to Dartmouth's 'Varsity Foot Ball Team for '94 and all 

Dartmouth's Teams for the last three years. 



poot Ball and GyrrpnasiunQ Clothing is one o? oar 

Leading Specialties. 

Our Mr. Goodwin will be at the Wheelock about every two weeks with 
samples of athletic clothings also mackintoshes, fine neckwear, etc. All orders 
with which you may favor him will be filled by us with every care and attention. 

Sfudents: I'atronize those tju/w patro)iize us. 



Th« D^j'Jmourh 



Vol. XYI. 



Hanover, N. H., Friday, March 8, 1895. 



No. 11 



Editorials. 

npHE athletic resolutions were refused by 
Amherst and Williams, as many expected, 
but the}-^ have served a good purpose and the 
desired end, that we might play the scheduled 
games with Williams with medical students on 
the nine, has been accomplished. The Amherst 
students have not passed any resolution cor- 
responding to the one sent us from Williams, 
and it was only "out of courtesy" that they 
deigned to consider the Dartmouth resolu- 
tions long enough to reject them. We doubt 
not that they were a little surprised to see 
Williams throw off their guiding hand and 
make concessions with us in the matter. We 
are glad to see that the men in the Berkshire 
College refuse to be chucked under the chin 
by Amherst any longer, and have adopted a 
slightly changed policy, not outlined for them, 
as sojnany appear to have been recently, by 
the other college in the league. It looks as 
though Amherst would not form the desired 
league with Williams at present and leave 
Dartmouth out in the cold, if we may judge 
by the action of the Williams men. Time is a 
great factor in bringing about a right settle- 
ment of the pending questions, and we wel- 
come the postponement of the time for making 
a final decision. 

'T^HE mutilation of books and periodicals 
in, and even their theft from, the college 
library by those enjoying its great privileges 
has become a matter for serious considera- 
tion. That all may know the condition of 



things at present, we will state that from the 
reference room three volumes of the Forum, 
one or two of the New England Magazine, 
four or five of Harpers and a few of Outing, 
have been taken. The rest of the college can 
no longer refer to them. If the publishers 
chance to have the volumes for sale, the col- 
lege, with scarcely enough money to buy all 
the new^ books necessary, is put to the ex- 
pense of replacing the stolen ones ; many 
volumes out of print cannot be purchased 
except at a great price, so the set goes incom- 
plete unless the missing numbers chance to be 
returned. Four or five of the current num- 
bers of the magazines in the reading room are 
now missing, and this is not an uncommon 
occurrence. Pictures and reading matter are 
constantly cut from the periodicals on file, 
whether they cost two or seventy-five cents. 
This is bad enough, especially when the mu- 
tilated numbers are not discovered until after 
they have been bound, but to cut illustrations, 
paragraphs and even pages from valuable 
books in the reference and stack rooms, is the 
height of meanness. To mention another in- 
stance : books intended for the use of from 
ten to sixty or more men are often taken from 
the reference tables by individuals, an act 
which not only greatly inconveniences others, 
but may mean the lowering of an examina- 
tion mark, where the reading of the missing 
book would have prevented it. Everyone 
admits that this should not be so, but the 
above facts show that there are some who do 
not live up to their beliefs. Dartmouth stu- 



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dents need to bear in mind that they receive 
more privileges in this library than are given 
anywhere else. Do Dartmouth men abuse 
these privileges? It would seem so. Must 
every book and periodical be put under lock 
and key because a few have no idea of other's 
rights? We hope not, but this would seem 
to be the only alternative if these acts we 
have referred to continue. The way these 
depredations can and must be stopped, that 
our freedom in Wilson Hall maybecontinued, 
is for each student to see that nothing of the 
kind is done by him or within his sight or 
knowledge without taking proper means to 
correct it. Any man caught in the act should 
be instantly expelled. We sincerely hope such 
a measure will never have to be taken, and 
w^e still trust, even though we have been led 
to doubt, that the spirit of justice in Dart- 
mouth men will make all right. 

A MATTER which demands attention is 
the way in which attempts are made to 
cover the required ground in studies by some 
instructors. During two-thirds of the term 
short lessons are given, but as the closing 
weeks appear a large amount of the subject- 
matter is found to be untouched. In order 
to cover this work, lessons inordinately long 
are assigned, and the result is that at best 
the rest of the text book is merely scanned, 
and some of the main principles and facts 
that require close study are neglected. The 
book has been read, page by page, from cover 
to cover, but the very rapidit}' with which it 
has been read, prevents any great idea or 
fundamental principle from being firmly fixed 
in the student's mind. More planning before 
the course begins is called for to remedy this. 

'T^IIE new scholarship system which is to Ijc 
inaugurated the coming year will be pr(j- 
ductive of a higher standard of work, and 
thereby furnish incentives to the student to 
do more faithful and efficient work. By rights 
the granting of scholarships shf^uld be based 
on the standing of the student. To the best 



should go the largest scholarships; to the 
poorest, the lowest. It is simply rewarding 
a man according to his work. To give the 
student who maintains the highest and the 
student who receives thelowest rank is unfair. 
In such a case industry and honest toil are 
given no encouragement, and no more atten- 
tion is paid to them than to idleness. Excel- 
lence in study and regularity in attending 
recitations deserve especial notice, and in the 
new scholarship system this end is attained. 
The student who depends on a scholarship 
for his continuance in college will devote him- 
self to his work with much more zeal and 
ardor because he realizes that a high standing 
brings due recompense in a financial way for 
every expended effort. 

TT should be a rule that all who receive an 
average recitation mark of 85 per cent 
shall be exempt from examinations. If such 
a rule were in force more honest determined 
effort in study would be made than there is 
under the present system. There would be 
fewer failures in recitation, and all would feel 
an incentive to attain the required 85 per cent 
which would free them from the tedium and 
trouble of an examination. Many who are 
now contented with 50 per cent as a recita- 
tion mark would be spurred on to better work, 
and to more interest in that work. Further, 
the number of commencement appointments 
would be increased, we believe, and the gen- 
eral standard of scholarship raised. Let this 
rule be adopted, and cribbing and cramming 
for examinations will be vague remembrances 
of the past. 

n^HE Press Club should not be allowed to 
sink into oblivion when it can be made 
so useful. The officers who were elected a 
short time ago ought to show signs of life. 
Their great and immediate duty is to plan 
and execute the work which necessarily falls to 
their lot. Two years ago the club thrived 
and was productive of much good. Last 
year it passed into innocuous desuetude 



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where it has since remained, and now is the 
time for the restoration of its former influ- 
ence. Wherever Dartmouth alumni, wherever 
present students are found, wherever those 
who are to come in the future may reside, 
the newspapers that reach such communities 
should have a correspondent who would 
write regularly about the college and about 
its affairs. Booming the college through the 
newspapers is on the whole unpi ohtable, but 
steady correspondence that will keep up the 
interest in us of those concerned is as advisa- 
ble as it is necessary. The first aim is to 
maintain the interest without flagging, and 
this aim is gained only by regularity in writ- 
ing. Correspondents who, for a month or 
mure, fill the columns of their local paper 
with paragraphs on Hanover scenery only to 
drop the work as suddenly as they took it up, 
are not the kind who secure the best results. 
To procure the best correspondents for the 
most reliable newspapers is its duty and mis- 
sion, and an effort with this end in view 
should be made without delay. New Hamp- 
shire is not without bright journalists who 
would gladly give hints to Dartmouth under- 
graduates intending to make newspaper work 
their profession. Let the club secure closer 
connection between the college and the New 
England and national press, and, further, let 
it secure experienced journalists to give 
practical talks on their work. Let the club do 
these things, and then its usefulness will be 
enhanced, and it will become the important 

factor it should in our college life. 

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n^HE increasing interest our alumni are 

taking in the college has again been 

shown by the warm welcome they have 

given Pres. Tucker on his tour, and by their 

public and private expressions which show 

their loyalty, and their perfect satisfaction 

with the present administration and its plans 

for the future. Statements and erroneous 

ones too, we believe, like those recently made 

at a graduates' banquet of one of our sister 

colleges by the alumni and faculty of that 



institution, to the effect that athletics and 
social life, among other things, lowered the 
high intellectual standard the college once 
had, and that the college was going to the 
bad generally — such pessimistic statements 
are never heard at Dartmouth gatherings 
nowadays. Our graduates have the right 
idea of existing things as well as the right 
spirit and we share the same with them. We 
gladly accept the greetings brought from 
them by our president and send our heartiest 
in return. 

TTTE are paying good money for the poorest 
quality of electric light ever imposed on 
a community since the incandescent lamp 
was invented. Sensible students have long 
since given up wearing out their visionaries 
by attempting to study by their eight candle- 
power glow and now use them as ornaments, 
vainly hoping that some day the company 
will surprise them with a real sixteen candle 
power light. The old smoky gaslights would 
be preferable to the present electrics which in 
every way are as inconstant as the college 
clock. That the managers of the company 
are observing is shown by the fact that they 
have so quickly caught on to the methods of 
the Hanover extortioners who charge full 
price for what is not its equivalent. The 
company should either give us what we pay 
for or sell out to those who can do it. We 
have been cheated and bothered long enough. 

The I/istener. 

The common expression that it takes all 
sorts of men to make a world is nowhere 
more exemplified than in the assemblage com- 
prising the student body of an American col- 
lege. It is made up of men from the city and 
men from the country. No one state or sec- 
tion can claim an exclusive monopoly of the 
members of a prominent institution. There- 
fore it naturally follows that, aside from sec- 
tional peculiarities, each college community 
will contain several representative types of 
men. It may be of interest to examine a few 



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of these types. The first on our Hst is famil- 
iarly known as "The Plugger." A superficial 
observer mi^ht imagine it the end of a colle- 
giate training to develop this type. But, 
whether the average college man fails to 
grasp the great purpose of his course, or for 
whatever reason, the fact remains that this 
type comprises the vast minority of students. 
However, heis to befound. Onecan generally 
find him in his room engaged in continual 
study, or in the recitation room, where he 
never fails to appear. As a bookworm he is 
successful; as a man in the broadest sense of 
the word, a failure. His classmates admire 
him for his talents and industry, but they do 
not pattern after his mode of life. Of the 
proper method of developing the social side 
of his being, or of the inspiration arising from 
the contact of man with man he is altogether 
ignorant. He has missed the best side of his 
college life. 

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Of exactly opposite characteristics is the 
man who has entered college without any 
definite purpose of making a proper use of 
his time. He attends recitations when he 
feels so disposed, but his work shows lack of 
preparation. The time he devotes to study 
is chiefly spent in devising methods to escape 
work. He is usually a brilliant man, but the 
careless manner in which he squanders his 
time causes him to waste four years of his 
life without an adequate result. 

• 

From the foregoing t3'pe it is easy to pass 
to the next — that of the professional "bum." 
Fortunately for himself the man of this type 
belongs to a class not easily separated from 
the others. Usually he has entered college 
with a purpose to make the most of himself, 
but chance has thrown him among compan- 
ions who lead him astray. His actions form 
the theme of conversation both in and out of 
the college community. From him many 
people form their judgment of the benefit of a 
college education. Although but few of this 
class are U) be found, the influence of the en- 



tire student body is barely sufficient to coun- 
teract their decided evil influence. 

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College men of all classes are familiar with 
the next type — the perennial visitor. Heis 
not the man who "drops in" for a few mo- 
ments, has some purpose in his visit, states it 
briefly and then, whenhiserrand is completed, 
takes his departure. We are all glad to wel- 
come such a visitor, but when one of the itin- 
erant class puts in appearance and wearies 
us with his monotonous flow of empty para- 
phrases of other men's opinions, we regret 
that we left our latchstring hanging out to 
tempt him to enter. Perchance he is the man 
who possesses but one subject upon which he 
can intelligently converse, and, worse than 
all others, that subject may be himself We 
foresee the ordeal through which we must 
pass and with the utmost patience prepare to 
endure it. We recognize this type as one of 
the necessities of our college course. He sup- 
plies the missing link in the chain of human 
nature. 

There is another type of man about whom 
the Listener believes a misconception is cher- 
ished. He is generally called the "all-round" 
man. Strictly speaking, no such individual 
exists. There are some men who attain a 
pre-eminence in some one line, and also a me- 
diocrity in several others, but their reputation 
rests upon the former, and because in this 
they are successful we give them credit for 
more skill than they really possess. A man of 
less talent, imagining that the road to success 
lies in applying himself to many different 
kinds of work, uselessly fritters away his ef- 
forts, and at the end of his course can point 
to no meritorious achievement. The truly 
successful college man is not the "all-round" 
man. 

Another type of the college man causes us 
more trouble than any other. We all know 
him. We sec him sprinting for the chapel at 
the fifteenth stroke of the bell. He comes to 
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begun. He has kept us waiting when an im- 
portant engagement was pending even if he 
did not fail lis altogether. Perhaps it is to 
make amends for these deficiencies that he is 
in such haste to leave the church and chapel 
services, and employs the interval of the clos- 
ing hymn and the benediction to don his over- 
coat and rubbers. 

••• 
But one type remains to be described and 
this includes the great majority of the stu- 
dents of any college. It is the man who goes 
quietly about his business and who is always 
in his place when needed. He holds a posi- 
tion well to the front in his class. When he 
undertakes a task he always accomplishes it. 
He realizes that he is in college for a purpose, 
and he determines to make his course count 
for all it is worth. He makes no boasts, his 
name may appear but seldom in the college 
periodicals, but his class-mates realize his 
worth, and, although unheralded his pros- 
pects for future success are very bright. He 
is the type of the true American college stu- 
dent. 



:^x-Gov. B. F. Prescott. 

Benjamin Franklin Prescott, '56, ex-gov- 
ernor of New Hampshire and trustee of Dart- 
mouth College, died at his home in Epping 
Thursday morning, February 21, aged 61 
years, 11 months and 25 days. 

He was born in Epping, where he spent his 
first fifteen years on the farm and attending 
the district school. He fitted for Dartmouth 
at Blanchard Academy in Pembroke and at 
Phillips Exeter, and graduated from here with 
honors in 1856. After this he entered the law 
oflSce of H. A. and A. H. Bellows at Concord, 
and was admitted to the Merrimac bar in 
1859. In '61 he became editor of the Inde- 
pendent Democrat, which position he held 
until 1866. He was a strong supporter of 
President Lincoln and his policy. 

He was special agent of the treasury under 
Lincoln and for a time under Grant, and was 
New Hampshire's secretary of state in '72, '73, 



'75 and '76, became republican governor in 
'77, and was re-elected the next year. He 
was non-partisan in his management of affairs 
and before he left the governor's chair saw 
the state laws revised, the new prison con- 
structed and the militia organized. 

In 1880 he was chairman of the New Hamp- 
shire delegation to the republican convention 
at Cincinnati. He served six years on the 
state railroad commission, receiving his ap- 
pointment in 1887. 

In 1878 he became a trustee ex-officio and 
by vote of the alumni has since served. He 
has also been a trustee of the N. H. C. M. 
A., and two 3'ears ago became president of 
the board. He was a member of the Royal 
Historical Society of London and vice-presi- 
dent of the N, H. Historical Society and pres- 
ident of the Bennington Monument Associa- 
tion. It was largely through his efforts that 
the portrait galleries at the New Hampshire 
state house, in the rooms of the Historical 
Society and at Phillips Exeter Academy and 
here in Dartmouth were filled with some 
excellent portraits. He was married in 1869 
to Miss Mary L. Noyes, and his wife and a 
son, now fitting for Dartmouth in Phillips 
Exeter, survive him. His funeral was held in 
Concord. 

In his service to the state, the slightest 
difference between official and unofficial inter- 
est could not be detected. Office to him was 
an incident to patriotism, not patriotism an 
incident to office. He was an excellent repre- 
sentative of the idea of earnest, arduous and 
solicitous citizenship. He had a w^ide range of 
interest and was quite as much absorbed in 
educational as in political affairs. He was a 
product of New Hampshire and always had 
a deep and steady love for it. His essential 
right-mindedness was noticeable and his 
mental instincts were sure and true. The 
time of his youth, that in which the anti- 
slavery conflict raged, was a period of high 
moral impression and had much to do in 
determining the moral set of his life. His 
most conspicuous personal quality was posi- 



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tive and unswerving loyalty, without irritat- 
ing unreasonableness to his friends, to his 
party and to his principles. He was a great 
collector of portraits and memorials, and it 
was an intelligent service of enthusiasm and 
love. He made himself familiar with much of 
the best in the history and biography of the 
state and of the countr}^ and living in this 
historic world the present became a world of 
men, not of things. He had a great capacity 
for friendship, a great quality of friendliness 
and the instinct of helpfulness. He was a 
man born to the uses and rewards of friend- 
ships. He was of the people and for the peo- 
ple, simple in habit, honest in purpose, kindly 
in spirit; a man to be trusted among men. In 
his death the state will mourn the loss of one 
of her worthiest and most devoted sons. 



The Resolutions. 

ACTION T.\KEN BY AMHERST AND WILLIAMS. 

At a meeting of the Amherst students the 
resolutions adopted by Dartmouth were 
rejected, and the position taken by the Amherst 
delegates at the recent base ball convention 
was approved. 

A meeting of the Dartmouth students was 
held in Old Chapel, March 6. The following 
document from Williams was read : 

"At a mass meeting of the students of Wil- 
liams College held Monday evening, February 
25, 1895, it was unanimously voted to reject 
the Dartmouth resolutions. 

At a subsequent meeting held Wednesday 
evening, February 27, to definitely define Wil- 
liams' position in regard to the playing of 
Dartmouth medical students in base ball 
championship games, the following resolution 
was unanimously voted : 

That the president of the American Col- 
legiate Base Ball Association be asked to 
immediately call a special meeting of the 
association. 

That Williams shall send delegates to that 
meeting instructed to vote to allow Dart- 
mouth medical students to play, except those 



who have enrolled since the close of the base 
ball season of 1894, and those who have not 
pursued since the beginning of the college year 
a course requiring twelve hours of recitations 
or lectures weekly. 

This rule will apply only to the base ball 
season of 1895. 

Furthermore, that next year Williams will 
vote to debar medical students from partici- 
pation in championship games of base ball." 

It is understood that a meeting of the dele- 
gates representing the three colleges will be 
held March 9 at Greenfield. The delegates 
for Dartmouth are Manager Brown and 
Captain Abbott. 

The Smith and Rollins Prize Speaking 

Trials. 

Fourteen Seniors appeared in the Old 
Chapel Saturday evening, Feb. 23, as con- 
testants for places on the extemporaneous 
debates to be held before the college next Wed- 
nesday evening. The winners of the trials in 
the opinion of the judges. Profs. Patten, Colby 
and Lord, were Day, Foster, Putnam and 
Stevens. 

Tuesday evening, February 26, Laycock 
and Eaton were chosen from the twelve 
Juniors who delivered original essays in com- 
peting for the appointments from their class. 
Profs. Bisbee, Emerson and Sherman were 
judges. 

The following night the Sophomore trials 
came and Shaw and Duncklee received ap- 
pointments. Fifteen competed. Profs. Cre- 
hore, Foster and Worthen selected the men. 



College Preachers for March. 

March 3, Dr. Leeds, communion Sunday. 
March 10, Professor Churchill. 
March 17, President Tucker. 
March 24, President Tucker. 
March 31, President Tucker. 

A new Biological Dissecting room has been 
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Published fortnightly during the College Year by 
Editors chosen from Dartmouth College. 

B. T. SCALES, '95, Managing Editor. 

J. A. FORD, '95, Business Managei 

EDITORS. 

T. H. Hack, '95, L. S. Cox. '96, 

A. B. Wilson, '95, W. E. Duffy, '96, 

John Gault, '95, P. E. Shaw, '97, 

W. H. Langmaid, '95, H. H. Gibson, '97, 

S. A. McCoy, '95. T. H. Huckins. '97. 

C. W. Pollard, '95, D.J. Maloney, '97. 
G. Sears, '95, P. V. Bennis, '98, 
I. J. Cox, '96, R. P. Marden, '98. 

P. Shirley. '96, D. N. Blakeley, D. M. C. 

Terms : $2.00 per year in advance; single copies, 12 
cents. For sale at Storrs' and the College Book Store. 

Contributions are solicited from undergraduates and 
alumni. Send them to the Managing Editor. 

Address all business letters to the Business Manager, 
Hanover, N. H. 

Entered as second class mail matter at the St. Johns- 
bury post office. 



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HANOVER POST OFFICE. 



19, 



Latest Mail Arrangement — Commencing Sept. 
1894. OflSce hours from 7 a. m to 9 p. m. 

Sundays from 8 to 8.30 a. m., and 12 to 12.30 p. m. 

Mails going east, south and west close at 10.50 a. m. 
and 9 p. m. 

Mails going north, over Passumpsic R. R., close at 
1.30 p. m. and 9 p. m. 

Mails going north, over Central Vermont R. R., close 
at 10.50 a. m. and 7.45 p. m. 

Mails due at Norwich depot, from east, south and 
west, 1.05 a m. and 1.56 p. m. ; Irom the north, via 
Central Vermont R. R., at 8.10 a. m. and 1.56 p. m.; 
Passumpsic R. R. at 11 29 a. m. 

Registered letters dispatched only in mails closing at 
10.50 a. m. and 1.30 p. m., and must be deposited 30 
minutes before the closing of abovemails ; all mail mat- 
ter should be in the post office ten minutes before the 
closing of each mail to insure its departure in same. 
All mails must close promptly. 

G. H. HITCHCOCK. P. M. 

BOSTON & MAINE RAILROAD. 

PASSUMPSIC DIVISION. 

TIME TABLE — NORWICH AND HANOVER. 

Taking eftect Oct. 1, 1894. 



North. 
Night Mail, 1.05 A. M. 

Accommodat'n, 8.10 A. M. 
Mail, 2.21 P. M. 

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Night Mail, 2.46 A. M. 

Mail, 11.20 A. M. 

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l/ocals. 

D. E. C. Duffy, ex-'95, now of Dover, has a 
daughter. 

The Psi Upsilon prize speaking will occur 
on the twentieth. 

The Delta Kappa Epsilon prize speaking 
will be held March 20. 

The '97 Theta Mu Epsilon society had a 
picture taken recently. 



A brass band has been organized and will 
begin practice next term. 

President Tucker attended the funeral of the 
late ex-Gov. Prescott February 25. 

A number of students performed daringfeats 
with a pistol late on theevening of March 4. 

The college inspector has changed his after- 
noon ofBce hour. Instead of 5 to 6 it will be 
1.30 to 2. 

The new secret society has not applied for 
admission to a western fraternitv as was 
reported. 

A great number of wax moulds from Germ- 
any have been procured for the Biological 
Department. 

A portrait of Hon. J. W. Patterson, b}' 
Kimball, has been presented to the state by 
Mrs. Patterson. 

Kimball, '98, is agent for the firm of Draper 
and Maynard, manufacturers of base ball 
mits and boxing gloves. 

Lamb and Rich, architects of New York, 
have drawn plans for Dartmouth's new build- 
ings to cost $250,000. 

PvX-Chief Justice Brigham,'42, who has just 
died, was one of the charter members of Zeta 
chapter of the Psi Upsilon fraternity. 

William G. Stoughton, '92, will assume his 
duties as German professor in April or May. 
The Lit. will publish his picture soon. 

Prof. Crehore speaks on his experiments 
at Fortress Monroe before the Dartmouth 
Scientific Association next Wednesday even- 
ing. 

The Varsity went into strict training on 
March 2, several weeks later than last year. 
Candidates are now required to attend prac- 
tice every day. 

The Law and Order League have elected 
Prof. J. K. Lord president, and Prof. T. W. D. 
Worthen one of the executive committee for 
the ensuing term. 

In the list of reporters given in the Dart- 
mouth recently the name of W. L. Harris, 
'96, should have appeared. Mr. Harris re- 
ports for the Nashua Telegraph. 

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to represent Dartmouth in the Concord Mid- 
winter Carnival, Feb. 21, took the first prize 
. of $30. A number of students were in the 
sleigh drawn by four gray horses. 

At the meeting of the Northern New Eng- 
land department of the American College 
Republican Club, held in Burlington, Vt., on 
February 12, W. A. Foster, '95, was elected 
treasurer and not vice-j)resident, as was 
stated in our last issue. 

Entrance examinations will hereafter be 
held in Hanover, Manchester, Concord and 
Dover, N. H., St. Johnsbury, MontpeHer, and 
Bellows Falls, Vt., Boston, New York and 
Chicago, and other places if a sufficient num- 
ber apply for the privilege in due season. 

The St. Thomas church choir is now com- 
posed of W. J. Shields, R. E. Gallinger, L. S. 
Cox as first tenors ; E. Hartshorn, T. Christy, 
W. D. Hatch as second tenors; E. K. Wood- 
worth (chorister), E. H. Crane as first basses ; 
N. S. Baketel, G. H. Boyle, C. R. Carter as 
second basses. 

Mason, '95, has invented a musical instru- 
ment which is marvellous for its purity, 
strength and sweetness of tone. In principle 
it resemliles the violin with the exception that 
the sounding box is circular and not so deep. 
The Taffena, as the new instrument is called, 
was designed during the fall term, and com- 
pleted recently. It is made entirely of native 
woods, oak and spruce from Norwich and 
Hinsdale. A patent has been applied for. 

A very enthusiastic and well attended meet- 
ing of the Dramatic Club was held in Bartlett 
Hall last Saturday afternoon. A number of 
standard cf)medies have been sent for, and 
one of them will be given here in May, and 
again at commencement if possible. The ex- 
ecutive committee and one or two other mem- 
bers with some of the faculty will select the 
actors. The club bids fair to succeed in its 
work. 

The scores in the whist tournament for 
Thursday, Feb. 28, were as follows: Kappa 
Kap[;a Kappa vs. J^hi Delta Theta, 10-7; Psi 
Upsilon vs. lieta Theta Pi, 7-9; Alpha Delta 



Phi vs. Theta Delta Chi, 9-5 ; Delta Kappa 
Epsilon vs. Sigma Chi, 18-2. The players are 
the same except that Rice and Gunnison 
played for Psi Upsilon instead of Hunkins and 
Folsom. Hunkins has taken Rice's place on 
the tournament committee. The prize to be 
secured is a duplicate whist set. 

"The Dartmouth College Association of 
New York" is the title of an article in the 
February number of the University Magazine, 
written b\' Herbert S. Carpenter, '88. It 
contains the descriptions and names of all 
the alumni of this association and fifty cuts 
of the most prominent men ; besides pictures 
of Dartmouth and Wilson Halls, a general 
view of the campus and the exterior and 
interior of the Mary Hitchcock Hospital. In 
the same number appears the '96 Aegis Secrei 
Society cut drawn by A. T. Smith, '96, which 
heads an article on University societies. 

The first annual competition for the newly 
founded Smith and Rollins prizes will take 
place in the College church, on Wednesday 
evening, March 13, at eight o'clock. These 
are for original oratory; two prizes, one of 
thirty and one of twenty dollars, to be 
awarded to those members of the Senior class 
who shall excell in extemporaneous debating; 
two prizes, one of thirty and one of twenty 
dollars, to those members of the Junior and 
Sophomore classes for excellence in an origi- 
nal oration. The committee of award will 
consist of Hon. Melvin 0. Adams of Boston, 
Hon. Thomas W. Proctor of Boston, and 0. 
P. Conant of New York, 

Provided that sickness or something else 
does not make it impossible, the chapel choir 
will sing as an opening anthem next Sunday, 
March 10, "O Come Let Us Sing," by B. C. 
Blodgett, and in the place of the usual ad- 
dress, the Gloria, from Mozart's Twelfth 
Mass, will be rendered. The choir will be 
made up as follows, if the programme is car- 
ried out: 1st tenors, E. W. Stockwell, H. R. 
Thurston, J. I). Lawrence; 2d tenors, L. S. 
Cox, '96, A. J. Crosby, '95, Laycock, '96, 
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Woodworth, Dascomb, '97, Crane, '98,; 2d 
basses, Scales, '95, Dascomb, '97, Carter and 
Bartlett, '98. 

ALPHA DELTA PHI RECEPTION. 

A reception was held at Alpha Delta Hall 
Wednesday evening, March 6, from eight to 
twelve. The hall was prettily decorated with 
evergreen and potted plants. An informal 
dance was given, and whist tables were ar- 
ranged in one of the rooms for those who pre- 
ferred to play cards, in another room refresh- 
ments were served. The following ladies re- 
ceived : Mrs. Campbell, Mrs. Emerson, Mrs. 
Hitchcock, and Mrs.Ruggles. All pronounced 
the reception a grand success in every respect. 

RECEPTION AT CONCORD. 

The Dartmouth alumni of Concord and 
vicinity tendered President and Mrs. Tucker 
a reception in the parlors of the Phoenix hotel. 
Concord, Monday evening, February 18. 
The event was the most brilliant in the history 
of the association. Mrs. Dana, Mrs. Wm. M. 
Chase, Mrs. F. S. Streeter and Mrs. G. P. 
Conn assisted in receiving. D. C. Richard- 
son, '91, and H. B. Metcalf, '93, presented 
the guests. Later in the evening President 
Tucker spoke to the alumni. The officers of 
the ensuing year were chosen before the 
reception, as follows: President, Dr. Claudius 
B. Webster, '36; vice-president, Hon. William 
M, Chase, '58; secretary, George H. Moses, 
'90; treasurer, Louis C. Merrill, '74; executive 
committee, L. J. Rundlett, '81, Dr. George 
Cook, '69, Edward N. Pearson, '81, with the 
president and secretary. 

INTERCOLLEGIATE ASSOCIATION MEETING. 

The annual meeting of the Intercollegiate 
Athletic Association occurred at the Fifth 
Avenue hotel in New York February 23. 
These colleges were represented: Yale, Harvard, 
Princeton, University of Pennsylvania, Col- 
lege of the City of New York, Cornell, Syra- 
cuse, Swarthmore, Brown, Fordham, George- 
town, Stevens' Institute, Wesleyan, Trinity, 
Lafayette, Columbia, Rutgers, State Uni- 
versity of Iowa, University of California, 
Syracuse University and Dartmouth. The 



last four institutions were admitted to the 
league. Bugbee, '95, and Chase, '96, were 
the Dartmouth delegates. The officers elected 
were: President, J. M. Kendrick, U. of P.; 
vice-president, F. M, Goddard of Trinity; 
secretary, R. Van Arsdale. The winners of 
the first and second places in the intercolleg- 
iate events will represent American colleges 
in an internationaj athletic contest in Eng- 
land the coming season. A proposition was 
received from the Amateur Athletic Union to 
form an alliance. The different colleges will 
vote upon the- proposition by mail. Dart- 
mouth's chances for sending a contestant to 
England are good,- and we hope that every 
student will take interest in this new field for 
our athletes. 

Freshman Banquet. 

The banquet of the class of '98 was held at 
the Quincy House, Boston, on February 21, 
from 7 to 11 p. m. About forty-five were 
present and did ample justice to the excellent 
menu. Shortly after 9 o'clock Toastmaster 
J. R. Chandler began the post-prandial exer. 
cises by introducing the president, R. F. 
Marden, who was followed by A. D. Wilson 
on "This is the event of the term." "The col- 
lege," by E. W. Snow, and "The ladies," by 
W. T. Sumner were the next toasts. All then 
arose and sang some verses, prepared for the 
occasion, to the tune of "Sweet Marie." "The 
class," by F. V. Bennis, "Our Victims," by A. 
J. Abbott, "Athletics," by J. B. C. Eckstorm, 
and "Incidents of November 21, 1894," by 
A. Smith, were the remaining toasts, followed 
by many informal ones. This was the first 
banquet ever held in Boston by an under- 
graduate class of Dartmouth, but probably 
it will not be the last. 



Sophomore Class Supper. 

The Sophomores held their class supper at 
the Manchester House, Manchester, February 
21. David J. Maloney was toastmaster, and 
the toasts were as follows: Address, Frank B. 



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Goodenow ; Dartmouth of Today, Harry H. 
Blunt; Reminiscences, Frank M. Coakley ; 
Our New Professors, Joseph O. Simpson ; The 
Ones We Love, Raymond E. Maben; Super- 
iors in Name, Edward K. Woodworth; Our 
Prospects, Benjamin F. Adams ; Rho Kappa 
Tau, Theron H. Huckins ; Ninety-seven, Harry 
A, Gibson; Poem, E. G. Carr; informal toast, 
Walter E. McCornack ; class song. About 
forty, men w^ere present and everything went 
off smoothly in spite of the attempt alleged 
to have been made by the Freshmen to make 
the proprietor postpone arrangements "on 
account of the death of a prominent athlete 
in the class." In many respects the supper 
and speeches surpassed the same of a year ago. 



Fifth Annual Indoor Meet. 

The fifth annual indoor meet of the Dart- 
mouth Athletic Associatif)n was held in the 
gvmnasium Saturday afternoon, March 2. 
The Freshman class won the most points, 38, 
with the Sophomores second with 23. The 
Juniors were credited with 21 points, and the 
Seniors with 22 points, J. E. R. Hayes, '95, 
won the prize offered to the man winning the 
most points, which was 18. The prizes were 
drawn in Old Chapel on Monday evening, 
March 4. 

EVENTS. 

Fence vault: First, J. E. R. Haj'^es, '95, 6 ft. 
6 in. ; second, T. C. Ham, '96. 

Running high jump: First, F. V. Bennis, 
'98, 4 ft. 6 in. ; seccmd, S. Wesson, '98. 

Middle weight boxing won by E. H. Joslin, 
D. M. C, '98, from S. H. Moulton, '96. 

Fifteen yard dash : First, J. E. R. Hayes, 
'95, 2 1-5 sec; second, T. C. Ham, '96; third^ 
A. D. West, '95. 

High dive: First, S. H. Moulton, '98, 5 ft. 
a in. ; second, J. II. K. Pollard, '95. ' 

Rope climb : First, J. E. R. Hayes, '95, 6 1-5 
sec. ; secfjnd, 1. J. Cox, '96. 

Potato race: I-irst, T. C. Ham, '96; second, 
W. F. Kclley, '97; third, C. E. licWscr, '97. 

Three broad jumps: Mrst, II. W. Clark, 



'98; secQnd, Kelley, '97; third, A.P.Smith, 
'97. 

High kick : First. S. Wesson, '98, 8 ft. 4V2in. 
second, H. W. Clark, '98; third, O. P. Tabor, 
'98. 

Obstacle race: First, W. H. Ham, '97; sec- 
ond, B. C. Taylor, '97. 

Hop, skip and jump: First, H. W. Clark, 
'98, 25 ft. 71/2 in. ; second, J. E. R. Hayes, '95 ; 
third, A. P. Smith, '97. 

Rope skip: First, B. C. Taylor, '97, 1st 383 
times; second, J. P. Leahy, F. V. Bennis tied 
for second. 



Greek at Dartmouth. 

No Dartmouth student of the period be- 
tween 1870 and 1879 could write of Greek at 
Dartmouth without grateful recollection of 
Professor John Carroll Proctor, as represent- 
ing the best type of the old-time classical 
instruction. A mastery of the minutiae of the 
language, an ardent love for the Greek litera- 
ture, delicate literary tast*?, and humor as 
keen as it was quiet, gave to his instruction 
both life and strength. The sound grammat- 
ical drill of Freshman year was a strong dis- 
cipline in itself and a thorough foundation 
for later study. His later courses, especially 
those in Sophocles and. Demosthenes, were 
removed as far as possible from dry technical 
routine, while no one who heard his brilliant 
translation of Aristophanes' Clouds will ever 
forget the two-fold revelation of the brilliancy 
of the Attic comedy, and the fun and wit of 
the quiet professor of Greek. 

During the later _years of Professor Proc- 
tor's service a new movement was setting in 
under the influence of the rapid development 
of natural science and the increased study of 
the modern languages. Charles Francis 
Adams' attack on the "College P'etich," at 
the Harvard commencement of 1883, was the 
expression of a wide-spread feeling that the 
time and effort spent upon the classics in 
school and college was altogether out of 
proportif)n to the results; it was claimed that 
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nor Greek at graduation and that his-college 
study had been perfunctory and superficial. 

In the course of the vigorous debates which 
followed in the press, while some of the 
charges were shown to be exaggerated, teach- 
ers of Greek were forced to admit, to them- 
selves at least, that there was altogether too 
much ground for the attack ; very few col- 
lege students could read Greek with any 
facility' ; the result was either the vexatious 
thumbing of the lexicon for every clause of 
every sentence, or the profitless and unschol- 
arly resort to the "horse;" in either case 
only a mere fragment could be read in any 
term. The student who had read a couple of 
dramas must be content to take the rest of 
his knowledge of Greek tragedy and comedy 
from the reports of other people. The read- 
ing of a few fragments of Herodotus' story of 
the Persian Wars, supplemented by a melan- 
choly month with the "Funeral Oration," 
was the only knowledge of the sources of 
Greek history which a student could obtain; 
a single dialogue of Plato must stand for all 
of Greek philosophy. 

In many cases there was also the tendency 
to exalt grammatical study as an end rather 
than a means, and in general the results 
of Greek study were for most men vague 
and incomplete. 

The attack on Greek succeeded, not in driv- 
ing Greek from the college curriculum, but in 
reforming both the methods and the aims of 
Greek teaching. 

It vvas seen at once that the power to read 
Greek rapidly and accurately must be em- 
phasized from the first ; fitting schools began 
to give sharp attention to the acquisition of 
vocabulary iind to sight-reading; rapid 
translation was cultivated as an art. The 
colleges offered the "alternative" method for 
entrance examination, by which the student's 
fitness was determined, not by pages already 
read, but actual power of reading. 

College courses began to broaden on the 
side of literature; more matter was read in 
any giveo term ; more attention was given to 



the literary criticism of the Greek authors. 

But the battle for Greek received unexpected 
allies. At the very time when the attack was 
gathering, Schliemann was calling the My- 
kenaean warriors from their tombs to fight 
their own battles ; at the same time the Ger- 
mans were publishing the results of their 
excavations at Olympia, throwing open a 
new world of Greek art. The art and archi- 
tecture of Greece came forward as a new and 
a most important feature of classical study, 
while the foundation of the American school 
at Athens in 1882 brought our colleges into 
close touch with the new movement. 

A third influence operating at the same 
time in many of our colleges was the coming 
into their faculties of young men fresh from 
the German universities; they brought two 
elements to our Greek instruction ; first, the 
idea of original research by the student as an 
essential part of the advanced work of the 
college, and second, the acute critical spirit in 
literature and history. 

A fourth influence, at Dartmouth at least, 
was the sub-division of the lower classes ac- 
cording to scholarship, and the introduction 
of electives into the upper classes. Under the 
old system of alphabetical sub-division, the 
dullards and the idle had set the pace for the 
able and the ambitious ; the recitation hour 
was devoted as much to finding out what 
men were incompetent or unprepared as to 
helping and stimulating those who were able 
and studious. Under the new system, the 
sub-division by scholarship brought into one 
division the men who were prepared for rapid 
and accurate work, into another, those v^ho 
either could not or would not do work of 
the highest character. 

The introduction of electives enabled the 
student to continue Greek throughout his 
course, and that in the closest possible con- 
tact with his instructor. Naturally, elective 
divisions are made up for the most part oi 
»ien who excel in the given department, and 
men who work from a love of the subject. 
The stimulus that has come through this 



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means can hardly be realized by those who 
were trained in the old way. 

Now from all of these sources has arisen the 
Greek teaching of today in all of our colleges ; 
its essential peculiarities are along the lines 
mentioned; constant attention to sight-read- 
ing, with and without translation into Eng- 
lish, a great increase in the amount of Greek 
read in anj- year, a broader study of Greek 
literature, sharper literary and historical 
criticism, the vivyfying of the whole by the 
study of Greek art, emphasis upon original 
investigation in the later stages of the course, 
sub-division of classes in required work ac- 
cording to scholarship of students, closer con- 
tact between pupil and instructor through 
small elective divisions, and the continuation 
of Greek throughout the course by advanced 
electives. These changes have amounted to 
little less than a revolution. They were 
alread\' beginning under Professor Proctor; 
after his death they were carried out by two 
men who entered heartily into the new move- 
ment and who are among, its strongest rep- 
resentatives, Professor John H. Wright and 
Professor Rufus B. Richardson. 

To maintain and develop these principles is 
the aim of the department toda3^ The de- 
partment carries on two courses, quite dis- 
tinct in their aims and methods. The first is 
the required Greek course of the first four 
terms, closing at the end of the Sophomore 
fall ; here the needs of two sets of men must 
be met ; the one set will use this course as the 
foundation for the advanced electives, the 
other men will depend upon this course for 
their entire knowledge of the Greek language 
and literature. 

Homer, Herodotus, Plato and Sophocles 
are the authors read. In connection with 
the reading the history of Greece is followed 
to the end cjf the fifth century B. C, the 
beginnings of Greek history, in connection 
with Homer, the fecundation and early 
development of the Athenian democracy, in 
connection with Herodotus, and the Age of 
Perikles, in connection with the work of 



Socrates and the growth of the Greek drama. 
The course, while necessarily limited, has thus 
a perfect unity and gives a consistent view of 
Greek life and literature at its best. But the 
old-time grammatical drill is by no means 
omitted in this preliminary course; it is 
essential as a means to fit men for the higher 
courses, and invaluable as a discipline for 
those whose course ends with Sophomore 
fall ; this grammatical study is re-inforced by 
Greek prose composition during Freshman 
winter and spring. Especial attention is 
given to rapid sight-reading, and in Homer 
and Herodotus the first division of the class 
is examined on sight passages at the close of 
the term. 

The second course of the Greek department 
begins with Sophomore winter and continues 
as an elective course to the end of Senior year. 
In successive terms the following departments 
of literature are studied in a critical way: 
Greek Oratory, Epic Poetry, The Drama, 
History and Philosophy. In each of these 
courses the author read serves as a center 
around which to gather the history of the 
development of that department of literature; 
a large amount is read in the Greek; this is 
often supplemented by extensive reading 
in standard translations, the results being 
brought into the class-room in theses by the 
student; the whole matter is then unified by 
lectures and discussion by the instructor. In 
some of the courses each student follows out 
some minute topic during the term by way of 
original research, and presents his results in 
a thesis at the end of the term. Some of the 
topics so investigated the past year are as 
follows: The Structure of the Period in 
Demosthenes, The Simile and Metaphof as 
used in the Oration on the Crown, Demos- 
thenes' fundamental political and ethical 
principles as inferred from the Oration on the 
Crown, evidence as to the guilt of Alcibiades 
before the Sicilian expedition, Greek forms for 
"Yes" and "No" in the dialogues of Plato, 
Plato's debt to Parmenides, 

In addition to the courses in literature a 



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course is given in Linguistics, which serves as 
an introduction to comparative philology, and 
a course in Greek Archaeology. The college 
has a very extensivecollection of photographs 
for the latter work, and the librar\' facilities 
have been sfreatlv increased in the same 
direction in later years. 

A post-graduate course this year includes 
the critical study of the Homeric Ques- 
tion, practice in weighing and combining 
manuscript readings in Demosthenes, the 
study of technical details in Greek rhetoric and 
an introduction to Greek epigraphy. 

The success of these courses must always 
be conditioned upon thorough preparation at 
entrance. With only four terms of required 
Greek, the student has no time to fit for col- 
lege after he comes here. He ought to bring 
a good vocabulary, sound knowledge of 
forms and syntax, and real skill in the art of 
translation ; the new methods demand such 
preparation more emphatically than did the 
old. Such preparation assured, the course 
offers the possibility of appreciating the Greek 
literature, and the ability to read Greek with 
pleasure at the close of the course. 

Chas. D. Adams. 



Memoranda Alumnortiin. 

Contributions to this department are earnestly solic- 
ited from alumni and students. 

In the Boston Evening Pligh school of 
which Tenney, '83, is principal, McCutcheon, 
'76, Mooers, '85, Fernald, '87, and Sanborn, 
'91, are employed as teachers. 

'32— Mayor William C. Clarke of Manches- 
ter has been elected as a member of the Board 
of Trade of that city. Mr. Clarke was Judge 
of Probate for New Hampshire, 1851-'56 
and Attorney General 1863-'72. 

'33— J. F. Joy has gone to Egypt on a pleas- 
ure trip. Mr. Joy is the grandfather of N. 
Jenks '96. 

'42 — Lincoln Flagg Brigham, ex-chief jus- 
tice of Massachusetts, died at his home in Sa- 
lem, Feb. 26. He was born in Cambridge- 
port, Oct. 4, 1819, and received his early ed- 



ucation in the public schools. When a boy he 
left school and entered the counting room of 
Samuel Austin of Boston, with a view to a 
commercial life. Three vears after he aban- 
doned commercial life and fitted for college un- 
der the care of Rev. David Peabody, the hus- 
band of his eldest sister, and afterwards pro- 
fessor of belles lettres and rhetoric in Dart- 
mouth college. Two years after graduation 
he received the degree of LL. B. as a graduate 
of the Dane law school in Cambridge, and in 
1883 the degree of LL. D. from his alma ma- 
ter. In 1853 Mr. Brigham was appointed by 
Gov. Clifford attorney of the southern district 
of Massachusetts and in 1856, when the of- 
fice of district attorney was made elective, he 
was chosen attorney by the people of the dis- 
trict and held the office until 1859, when he 
was appointed by Gov. Nathaniel P. Banks 
to a seat on the bench of the superior court, 
then first established. Although Justice Brig- 
ham was associated with remarkably able ju- 
rists on that first superior bench, which in- 
cluded such men as Marcus Morton, Otis P. 
Lord, Seth Ames, Julius Rockwell and John 
P. Putnam, he was considered the peer of all. 
In 1869 Justice Brigham was appointed chief 
justice by Gov. William Claflin and with the 
exception of Lemuel Shaw, he held the posi- 
tion longer than any man in the history of 
the judiciar}' of Massachusetts. Aug. 31, 
1890, Justice Brigham, owing to failing 
health, was obliged to resign his position, to 
the deep regret of the bench, bar and people. 
Justice Brigham was not only an ideal man 
mentally, but physically as well. He married 
Oct. 20, 1847, Eliza Endicott, daughter of 
Thomas Swain of New Bedford, who survives 
him. He also leaves four sons. 

'43 — Rev. J. E. B. Jewett and wife have 
charge of the school in Evarts, Kentucky, 
which is supported by the American Congre- 
gational missionary association. 

'45-S. H. Willey, D. D., of San Francisco, 
proprietor of the Van Ness Seminary, has re- 
moved his school to 1849 Jackson street. 

'52— Rev. Dr. George W. Gardner of New 



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London, N. H., is passing the winter in the 
South on account of impaired health. 

'53 — A book entitled, "Memorial Sketches 
and History of the Class of 1853" has been 
written by the class secretary, Moses T. Run- 
nels, Newport, N. H. It is a book of 300 
pages, not illustrated, and will be issued in a 
few weeks. 

'54, '75, '71 D. M. C— Benjamin A. Kim- 
ball, Henrv W. Stevens and Dr. Ferdinand A. 
Stellings have been elected directors of the 
Mechanics National Bank of Concord. B. A. 
Kimball is President, and Henry W. Stevens, 
vice president. 

'56 — Hon. Wm. H. Haile has been chosen 
President of the National Association of Wool 
Manufacturers. 

'56 — The following Dartmouth men are 
members of the Massachusetts House; Bur- 
rill Porter of North Attleboro, Mass. ; S. Ban- 
croft, '64, Reading, Mass. ; Henry C. Bliss, 
'68, West Springfield, Mass; and A. F. Spring, 
'80, Boston, Mass. 

'57^udge William J. Galbraith haslocated 
permanently at Colville, Wash. 

'57 — Xon grad. — Col. Nicholas Smith is 
popular as U. S. Consul at Liege, Belgium. 

'57 — John H. Clark, U. S. Nav3^ is president 
of the Medical Examining Board, U. S. N. 
Brooklyn, X. V. 

'57 — John H. Waterman has located in Tu- 
lare, Cal. 

'57 — (jeneral Charles A. Carlton of New 
York has been Treasurer in Chief of the Mili- 
tary Order of the Loyal Legion of the United 
States. 

'57— Medical Director Henry M. Wells, U. 
S. Navy, is director of the Naval Laboratory, 
Brooklyn, N. Y. 

'61 — Maj. E. T. Rowell of Lowell is Presi- 
dent of the new Courier Citizen Publishing 
Co. 

'61 — Hon. (ieorge A. Marden has beenelect- 
cfl vice president of the Hancock (Traders) 
National Bank (jf Boston. He will also con- 
tinue as chief editor of the combined Lowell 
Courier and Citiijen. 



'62 — William E. Johnson was recently elect- 
ed president of the Woodstock (Vt.) Nation 
al Bank. 

'64 — C. W. Cofhn of Bangor has been re- 
elected to the Maine House of representatives- 
Mr. Coffin is building the largest pulp mill in 
the country. 

'65 — Hon. Henry E. Burnham has resigned 
the command of Armstrong Veterans, an of 
fice which he has held for several years. 

'66 — hon, — The daughter of Rev. Josiah G. 
Davis D. D. has presented to the college a 
portrait of her father. Dr. Davis was a grad- 
uate of Yale in 1836, but he was always a 
true friend to Dartmouth. He was a trustee 
of the college for nearly twentyyears,and to- 
gether with Hon. Edward Spaulding he 
founded the Atherton prizes. 

'67 — Prof. Horace Goodhue is dean of the 
faculty of Carlton college, Moorehead, Minn. 

'68 — Rev. Walter H. Ayers, who has been 
a Presbyterian minister for twenty years, has 
abandoned that faith and on Jan. 22 was or- 
dained into the priesthood of the Episcopal 
church by Rt. Rev. Bishop McLaren of the 
diocese of Chicago. 

'69— D. M. C— Charles G. Cargill, M. D., 
San Juan, Cal., has been elected to represent 
his district as assemblyman in the legislature 
which met at Sacramento in January. 

'69 — ^Judge E. E. Parker is preparing the 
most exhaustive history of Nashua ever 
printed. 

'69 — D. M. C. — Dr. George Cook has been 
elected to membership in the Amoskeag Vet- 
erans. 

'70 — hon. — Rev. A. C. Hardy, who was su- 
perintendent of the Public Institute of New 
Hampshire, '69-'71, is now secretary of the 
Provident Mutual Relief Association of Con- 
cord, N. H. 

'73 — 0. H. Marion is major and surgeon 
of the 1st Regt. Massachusetts V. M. 

'74— Mr. Victor I. Spear of Braintree, Vt., 
has been chosen a member of the Board of 
Agriculture of Vermont. 

'74— Rev. E. L. Morse of St. Louis has ac- 



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209 



ceptcd a call to the pastorate of the Congre- 
gational church at Tomah, Wis, 

'74 — L. C. Merrill is secretary of the Con- 
cord Mutual Fire Insurance Company. 

'75— hon. — Hon. J. L. Spring of Lebanon, 
president of the New Hampshire Board of 
Trade, represented that body at the meeting 
held in Boston last January. 

'75 — Charles A. Proutv is a member of the 
committee on professional conduct of the Ver- 
mont Bar Association. 

'76 — Dr. John W. Staples has been elected a 
director of the Building and Loan Associa- 
tion of Franklin. 

'76 — Non grad. — Hon. James Aiken has 
been elected councillor of the new city of 
Franklin. 

'76, '90 — L. C. Clark has resigned the sec- 
retaryship of the Pacific Coast Alumni Asso- 
ciation. T. A. Perkins, '90, S. F. Law Libra- 
ry, San Francisco, has been elected to fill the 
vacancy. 

'77 — Rev. John Merriam is pastor of the 
Second Presbyterian church at Coventry, 
N. Y., having been located at New Milford, 
Pa., for several years. 

'77 — D. M. C. — After several years of active 
service, Maj. Frank B. Perkins has resigned 
his commission. Maj. Perkins has been a 
strong element in building up the state mili- 
tia and his retirement is sincerely regretted 
by those interested in the service. 

'77 — Dr. Robert J. Service is ranked among 
the first seven great preachers in this country 
by Edwin W. Bok, the editor of the "Ladies 
Home Journal," in his article "The Young 
Men of the Church" in the January number 
of the "Cosmopolitan." 

'78, hon., '87, hon. — At the annual meeting 
of the National School Superintendents' As- 
sociation held in Cleveland, Feb., 19, 20, 21, 
Dr. Aaron Gove of Denver spoke on "How to 
Test the Quality of a Teacher's Work;" and 
and Dr. Francis W. Parker, principal of Cook 
County Normal school, 111., spoke on "The 
Correlation of Studies." 

'79— Proctor has left the Boston City Solic- 



itor's office to form a partnership with R. L. 
Manson, and Hudson, '85, has been appointed 
in his place. 

'79 — Hon. H. D. Upton is a director of the 
Manchester Driving Park association. 

'80 — Hon. Thomas Flint is acting Lieuten- 
ant-Governor and president pro tem of the 
California state senate. 

'81 D. M. C— Dr. Edward H. Currier of 
Manchester is president of the State Phar- 
macy Association. 

'81— E. N. Pearson of Concord, N. H., has 
been re-elected state printer. 

'8L— Rev. 0. S. Michael, pastor of St. Barn- 
abas Protestant Episcopal church of Phila- 
delphia, is the author of the words of a new 
daramatic sacred cantata, "The Star of the 
East." He is also editor of the St. Barnabas 
Guide. 

'81 — Mr. Geo. W. Graham is business man- 
ager of the Helena (Mont.) Independent, one 
the leading dailies of the state. 

'81 — A. G. Lombard is located at Helena 
where he is engaged in the engineering busi- 
ness. 

'82 D. M. C— Dr. G. C. Hoitt has been elect- 
ed president of the Sacred Heart Hospital, 
Manchester. 

'82 — Rev. W. E. Strong has resigned his 
pastorate at Beverly, Mass., where he has 
been located for ten years. He has accepted 
a unanimous call from the First Congrega- 
tional church of Jackson, Mich. 

'82 — I. E. Pearl, who recently went to 
Colorado for his health from his home at 
Rochester, N. H., is greatly improved. 

'83 — F. W. Doring is principal of the Woon- 
socket, R. I., high school. 

'83 — A. E. Watson has recently been elected 
vice-president of the Vermont Young Men's 
Republican Club. In 1892 he was secretary 
of the Windsor county republican committee, 
and is now a member of the republican state 
committee. He was secretary of civil and 
military affairs under Gov. Pingree, and from 
1886 to 1892 was clerk of the board of rail- 
road commissioners. During the last legislat- 



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ure be was a representative from Hartford. 

'84— Rev. Geo. M. Woodwell, late of York, 
Me , has accepted a call to the pastorate of 
the Congregational church, Bridgton, Me. 

'84, D. M. C— Dr. Edgar A. Clark of Con- 
cord, N. H., has been appointed by the gov- 
ernor and council physician of the state prison. 

'84 — The newly elected school board of 
Rochester, N. H., has organized with J. F. 
Springfield president. 

'84 — W. G. Carr is with the VVestinghouse 
Electric and Manufacturing Company of 
Pittsburgh, Pa. Mr. Carr has charge of the 
patent claims and incident litigation. 

'85 — Hon. P. G. Clarke of Peterboro, ex- 
speaker of the house of representatives, will 
deliver a memorial address under the auspices 
of Post 56, department of New Hampshire G. 
A. R., on Mav 30. 

'85 — E. T. Critchett holds the position of 
superintendent of schools at New Ulm, Minn. 

'85 — "The Plays of Maurice Maeterlinck" 
translated by Richard Hovey have appeared 



in print, published by Stone & Kimball, Chi- 
cago. Maeterlinck is called by Mirabeau the 
"Belgian Shakespeare." Although a Belgian 
he writes in Parisian French. 

'85 — E. F. Philbrick, who has fdled the po- 
sition of the receiving teller in the First Na- 
tional Bank of Concord, (N. H.,) is studying 
law in the Boston University. 

'86 — W. M. Morgan is president of the man- 
agers of the new Gymnasium recently opened 
in Manchester. 

'86 — G. E. Fletcher is with the Sugar Boun- 
ty Agency in New Orleans, La. His address 
is P. 0. Box 1580. 

'87, D. M. C— Dr. W. K. Wadleigh has left 
his practice in Hopkinton, N. H.,.to spend the 
winter in Florida for the benefit of his health. 

'87 — W. S. Ross is teaching in the Chaun- 
cey Hall Boys' School, Boston. 

'87— J. T. Cunningham is now proprietor 
of Oxford Hotel and Exeter Chambers in Bos- 
ton. 

'87— J. M. Willard has been elected Profes- 




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sor of Mathematics in the Pennsylvania 
State College. 

'88— John Lew Clark was recently installed 
pastor of the In man Square Baptist church, 
Cambridgeport, Mass. 

'88 — F. L. Keay is securing a fine practice 
in East Rochester. 

'89 D. M. C .— Dr. Wm. R. Morrow has re- 
moved from P'airfax, Vt., and is practicing in 
South Framingham, Mass., 

'89 — Henry P. Blair, son of Congressman 
Henry W. Blair, '79 hon., has recently been 
admitted to the bar in Washington, D. C. 

'89, hon — Henry Boynton was recently ap- 
pointed normal school examiner in the first 
congressional district of Vermont. 

'90 — 0. D. Matthewson, formerly principal 
of Spaulding's Graded School, Barre, Vt., is 
Examiner of Teachers for Washinton county, 
Vt. 

'90 — T. A. Perkins, San Francisco, attorney 
and counselor at law, was admitted to the 
California bar in Sacramento at the fall term 
of the supreme court. 



'91 — W, W. Eggleston in collaboration with 
another botanist, is preparing a book on the 
"Flora of Vermont." 

'91, non-grad.— Robert L. O'Brien of Wash, 
ington, D. C, and Miss Emilie Young of Lis- 
bon, N. H., were married February 19 at the 
home of the bride's parents. Mr. and Mrs. 
O'Brien will reside at Washington, D. C, 
where Mr. O'Brien occupies the position of 
Pres. Cleveland's executive clerk. 

'91— Marshall 0. Edson has lately bought 
a half interest in the South Norwalk (Conn.) 
Daily Times, and accepted the position of 
editor. 

'91— W. P. Ladd left Paris last August and 
was at Oxford during the fall term. He is now 
at the University of Geissen, Germany, study- 
ing pedagogy under Prof Schiller. Later he 
will go to Jena and Berlin. 

'91, non-grad.— Paul H. Bowen, who left 
college in '89 on account of ill health, died 
January 17 at San Diego, Cal., of pulmonary 
consumption. 

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'92 — Gifford has recently v^nthdrawn from 
the firm of Gifford and Williams, Lancaster, 
N. H., civil engineers, and will locate in Port- 
land, Me. 

'93 — Selden is assistant secretary of the 
Chicago and Ohio River Traffic company. 

'93 — Harley is principal of Olney Academy, 
Olney, 111. 

'94 — F. W. Hodgdon is instructor in Phil- 
lips Andover Academy while in attendance at 
the Seminary. 

'94 — Kent Knowlton has left his position 
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sponsible position on the staff of The Cosmo- 
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'94, D. M. C.-Dr. A. M. Shattuck has been 
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'94 — F. S. Martyn is a member of the first 
year class in the Yale Law school. 

'94, D. M. C— R. M. Myers has been ap- 
pointed surgeon of the trans Atlantic steam- 
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'94— Alfred Bartlett is with W. B. Clarke & 
Co., booksellers and stationers, at 340 Wash- 
ington St., Boston, Mass. 

'94 — Berry is taking his first jear at the 
Boston Dental College. 

'94 — Duffy has entered the employment of 
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Paragon Drawing Instruments, superior to all others. Paragon Instruments with 

•.* Esser's Patent Pivot Joint, the perfection of pivot joints. 
German, English, French Instrument. Paragon Scales, best boxwood with white 

'.' edges and black graduations, the perfection of scales. 
T Squares, Curves, Triangles, Drawing Boards. Great variety of papers, in sheets 

*.' and rolls. Special terms to students. 
Do not omit to write for our new Catalogue enlarged by over 100 pages. An in- 

'.• teresting and valuable book. 

W. H. HAM, ^97, No. 5 Conant Hall, is our representative in Hanover. 

GasT0M Tailors, 

ROCJHLKSTER, N. H„ 

Will be in Hanover at the Wheelock on the following dates 

during the season : 

February 28 and March i. March 21 and 22. 

April 18 and 19. May 9 and 10. May 30 and 31. 

And will be pleased to have you call and inspect their sample line. 



3 Hoiner^iet Street (Room 5); 
Boston, iUass. 



New England Bureau of Education, 

This Bureau is the oldest in New England, and has gained a national reputation. We receivecalls for teachers 
of every grade, and from every State and Territory from abroad. During the administration of its present Man 
ager, he has secured to its members, in salaries, an aggregate of $1,500,000, yet calls for teachers have never 
been so numerous as during the current year. 

In one New England city we have, to-day, at work, ten teachers, whose aggregate salaries equal $11,950. 

"Have just received a letter tendering me that position in N. Y. City which you have secured for me at $1000 
salary. I thank you most cordially for your efficient service." E. G. Ham. 

"I shall, in future, place all orders with j'our Bureau, you have acted so promptly and wisely in the past." 

F. Thompson, Prin. Canaan (Ct.) Academy. 

"I am glad to have your suggestions, know^ing, as I do, your eminent ability in selecting strictly first-class 
teachers." Supt. John S. Irwin, Ft. Wayne, Ind. 

Teachers seeking position or promotion should register at once. No charge to school officers for services ren- 
dered. Forms and circulars free. Address or call upon HIRAM ORCUTT, Dartmouth Class of '42. 

Manager. 

Mention this paper in answering adveattsejnents . 



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THE DARTMOUTH. 



NEW MAIL 



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Highest Possible Grade. 
12 Years' Reputation. 

Pric Re duced for '95 to $85. 




Templar, Man's wheel. 28 inch wood rims, $60 

Atalanta, Ladies, " . . 60 

Red Cloud, Boys' Diamond, - - - - 50 

White Wings, Girls' ------ 50 

Whistle, Boys' 40 

Whistle, Girls' ------- 40 

Cherub, Boys' and Girls' 15 

A few second hand high grades taken in trade. 
Bargains at $25. $35, $40, etc. Send for catalogue. 

WM. KEAD & SONS, 

107 Washington St., Boston, Mass. 



,^IJ03\?CV Pkolo^ri.pK^r, 



3g2 Boylsion St., Boston, Mass. 



Would respectfully inform Dartmouth College stu- 
dents that he makes a specialty of College work oi 
every description, and that with all leading colleges he 
personally makes the sittings. Our selection this last 
season by the majority of leading colleges in this state 
show how our work is appreciated, and many letters 
in our possession at the cud of the season show how 
our work as made pleased our patrons. We refer 
among many others to the following colleges, whose 
work we have recently done: 

Amherst College, '94. Mass. College Pharmacy, 

VVellesley College, "J4. '94. 

B. U. College Liberal Arts, Holy Cross College, '92 and 

'94. '93. 

B U. School Law, '94. Lasell Seminary, '94. 

B. U. School Theology, '94. University of Vermont, '93. 
B. U. School of Medicine, I'.owdoin College, '89. 

'94. State Agricultural College, 

Boston Dental College. '93. ".)4. 

Harvard Dental College, Colby College. 

'93. Maine State College. 

Tufts College, '93 and '94. Bates College, etc. 
Mt. Holyoke College, '93 

and '94. 

Would be pleased to submit i)rices, samples, etc., 
upon application. Kespeetlully, 

CHARLES W. HBAKN. 




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Columbia 
Bicycles 

Higfhest Quality of All. 




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Have you feasted your eyes tipon 
the beauty and grace of the 1895 
Columbias ? Have you tested and 
compared them with all others ? 
Only by such testing can you know 
how fully the Columbia justifies its 
proud title of the ' 'Standard for the 
World." Any model or equipment 
your taste may require, $|()Q 

POPE MFG. CO. 

HARTFORD, Conn. 

Bost07t, New Yorky 

Chicago, San Francisco, 
Providence, Buffalo. 

An Art Catalogue of these 
famous wheels and of Hart- 
fords, $80 $60, free at Colum- 
bia agencies, or mailed for 
two 2-cent stamps. 




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Wright, Kay & Co., 

detroit, mich.. 
import:^rs and manufacturing 



i^raternity Badges 



Having completed one of the largest manufac- 
tories of 








In the United States, supplied with improved 
machinery, comprising every desired appli- 
ance, with a largely increased force of 

Skilled Designers «^nd Jewelers, 

And with a large stock of precious stones per- 
sonally selected in the European markets, they are 
in a position to produce finer work in a shorter 
space of time, and upon more desirable terms than 
others who manufacture upon a smaller scale and 
who are obliged to purchase their materials from 
the importers of these goods. 

Send for Price List. 



Patronize our Advertisers. 



THE DARTMOUTH 



IX 



HASKELL * + 
& dONES. + * 

TAILORS and 
OUTFITTERS, 

Portland, Maine, 

WILL SHOW A FULL LINE OF 

lir)p0pf ed -^ \M 00ler)s 

in Hanover, soliciting orders for 

Kink cusxoni CIvOThing. 



Students will find 
a good line of . . . 

Gents' Furnishings, 
Under-Flannels, 
Hats and Caps, 
Carpets, etc. 



At . . 

F. W. DAVISON'S. 



Mead & Co., 

New DRyGGisTs, 

IN Davison's Block, 
Hanover, N. H. 



We have a New, Clean Line of all 

DRUGGISTS- 
ARTICLES. 



And a continuously Fresh Stock of 

CONFECTIONERY, 
CIGARS and 
TOBACCO. 



tfot Printing 

Is done at the Caledonian Office, 
St. Johnsbury, Yt. See The 
Dartmouth for a specimen of 
our work. Class histories, pro- 
grammes and posters left with 
us will be done in a satisfactory 
manner. C. M. Stone & Co. 



SPEGIA12 TO ^^BART/AOatH" WEN. 

We are correct makers of knickerbocker breeches and leggins; 
scats and golf suits with caps and capes. 

Student work in all its branches a specialty, and all garments 
cut in conformance to strict English style and effect. 

MESSENGER & JONES, 




Young Men's Tailor s, 

388 Washington St., Boston, 



We have at hand the genuine Scotch "Harris'' hand-spungolf and knickerbocker stockings (especially 
imported by us), and now in such demand, in all sizes for student's wear, in clan and other special designs. 

Patronize our advertisers. 



The DARTMovfti 



Remember Plymouth Rock Prices, , . . 

l?pmpmhpr ^^^^ rowe bros. s Dartmouth hall are the Agents 

iVClllClllUCi for PLYMOUTH ROCK PANTvS CO. 

That all work is CUSTOM WORK. 

RPmPmbPr ^^^^ ^^^^ "^^^^ pants, suits and OVERCOATS. 
iVVc/illV^illU^i r^^^^ ^^^^ GUARANTEE SATISFACTION or REFUND 

MONEY. 
RCniCni 061 ^^^^ rowe bros. are always ready to SHOW SAMPLES. 

DO YOU WEAR PANTS? 




Drafting Instruments 

Artists Materials, Picture Framing, 



of all kinds and 

Manufacturers. 



and Supplies 

for Students 



FROST & ADAMS, Importers, 



37 Cornhill, Boston. 



GUY ly. GARY, No. 5 College Street, Hanover, 

is our agent at Dartmouth and is prepared to make special rates. 

Send for one of our New Illustrated Catalogues. 



\1. E. FLETGHER R GQ. 158 Boylston St., 

COLIvKGE Boston, Mass. 

iiS-ttCr 2inQ vJlltilttCr, WiH be represented at the Wheelock frequently. 



STUDENTS. 

All your clothing cleansed, 
pressed and repaired by 

The Rist Tailoring Co. 

of Hanover, at 

$1.00 per month. 

Calls and deliveries every 



w 



eek, 



G. A. Wtieeelr, 

( --Dentist. 

Gates Block, White River junction, Vt. 



/■^ /^ WEST. 

VS7 V-/ Cut Rates. 

FOGG. 
S77 TFasliington Street, Boston. 

Mileage — all routes. 



Wanamaker & Brown, 

Oal^ Hall, 

Philadelphia, Pa. 

Lowest priced Merchant Tailors in America. 
Ready and Tailor Made Clothing, Mackintoshes, 

Gents' Furnishings, etc. 
Prices defy competition. 

Sales Agent — 

W. A. Taylof^, South Corner Store, 

Hanover, N. H. Currier's New Block. 



Teii them you saw their advertisement in T/IE DARTMOUTH. 



THE DARTMOUTH 



XI 



SGlENTiriG 

SUSPENDERS. 




HE/\LXHFULi, GOJVIFORJABLE, DUpABLiZ. 

No strain on buttons or waistband ! 

No baggy pants ! Tiiey are never pulled up 
from the shoe. 

No straps in view when worn with full dress or 
negligee. 

Perfect ease to every part of the body, because 
they give with every motion, the pulleys working 
on cables that are preserved from wear. Last for 
3' ears. 

Worn by the best dressed men in America. 

On sale by all first-class dealers or sent by mail on re- 
ceipt of price. 50c., 75c.. $1.00. $1.50 and $2.00, post- 
paid. State height and weight. 

Sciervtific SuspervderGo., Lim,, Buffalo, J^. y. 

The New Store, 

Lebanon, N. H. 

•—• — ■ — 

$15,000.00 Stock of Clothing 

Offers Stuicients a. 
ne^?v opportuinity 
of selecting Fine 
Goods at 

BED ROCK PRICES, 

Also a Complete Line 
of KiJ.rn.istiin.gs. 



Bring 
This 



This coupon entitles 
the bearer to 5 per 
cent discount. 

W. J. Sanborn & Co. 



Coupon 

With 

You. 



W. J. 5AJNB0RN h GO. 



The Fisk Teachers' Agencies, 

Everett O. Fisk & Co., Proprietors. 

President, Everett O. Fisk, 
4 Ashburton Place, Boston, Mass. 

Long Distance Telephone 2580. 
Managers : 

4 Ashburton Place, Boston. Mass. 
70 Fifth Avenue, New York, N. Y. 
70 Fifth Avenue, New York, N. Y. 
Mrs. S. D.Thurmond. 803 1 2th St., Washington, D. C. 

B. F. Clark, 106 Wabash Avenue, Chicago, 111. 
J. D. Engle, Century Building, Minneapolis, Minn. 
W. O. McTaggart. 32 Church St.. Toronto, Can. 

C. C. BOYNTON, 1021/2 S. Spring St.. Los Angeles, Cal. 
Send to any of the above agencies for 1 00 page Agency 

Manual. Correspondence with emplovers is invited. 
Registration forms s-ent to teachers on application. 



W. B. Hekrick, 
H. E. Crocker, 
W. O. Pratt. 



When Yo\a 



THINK OE 



PRINTING 



THINK OE 



FRKBMAN, 



Lebanon, N. H. 



H.V. GARTER. 



HAS A GOOD STOCK OF 



Fruit, Confectionery and Cigars. 

Students, drop in and see us. 

S. "V^. OOIBIB. 

The B. & H. Lamp, 

Best in the world. Twenty-two styles in stock. 

Dartmoutli SoiiYenir Cbina. Very Attractive. 



Always mention THE DARTMOUTH when answering advertieements . 



XII 



THE DARTMOUTH 







The Wheelock Livery, 
Feed and Sale Stable, 



Dartmouth Book Store. 

OPPOSITE THE WHEELOCK. 

A full line of text and Miscellaneous Books, Station- 
ery and Stationers' Goods. Try our Dartmouth 
Fountain Pen. Every Pen guaranteed. 

E. P. STORRS. 

F.H.BR0WN,B.D.S. 

office in 
Thompson's Block, Lebanon, N H. 

Hardware and Stoves, 

Bridgman's Block, Main St. 

All the Latest Specialties in 

FINE BOOTS AND SHOES 

AT J. N. chase's. 

Carter's Block. 

Zv^ery DartmovitK Man 



By H. T. HOWE. 



Two and four horse teams 
with driVers a specialty. 



Coaches make all trains. 
Call book at Hotel office. 



Stable rear of Wheelock Hotel. 



AGElMTS wa/^teb. 

To introduce our system of supplying goods direct 
from manufacturers to consumers at wholesale prices ; 
no peddling; want you to call on people and get them 
to join our organization ; prefer school teachers or col- 
lege students during vacation. Write for particulars. 
Only want those who can give good references. National 
Merchandise Supfrty Co., 243 Wabash ave., Chicago. 



JOSEPH GILLOTT'S 

STEEL PENS. 

GOLD MEDAL, Paris exposition, 1889, 

AND THE CHICAGO EXPOSITION AWARD. 

THE MOST PERFECT OF PENS. 



who intends purchasing 

DRArriNs 

INSTRfelMENTS 
AND SUPPLIES 

Should see our 

New Catalogue 

for 1894, which we mail 
free to anv address. 



H. A. ROWK, '06, 

At No. 18 Dartmouth 
Hall, is our repre- 
sentative in Hanover. 



Wadsworth, Howland 4& Co., 

(incorporated) 
82 and 84 Washington Street, Boston. 



You will confer a favor by mentioning where you saw this advertisement. 



GRAND TRUNK RAILWAY. 

Shortest route and cheapest rates to all points in 

Canada and the West. 




$3.00 



THE FAVORITE ROUTE FOR DARTMOUTH MEN. 



Rates at present are, to — 
Montreal, - $9.00 
Detroit, - - 15.00 
Atchison, - 29.50 



Toronto, - $12.00 
Burlington, la., 24.15 
Denver, - - 40.25 



Chicago, - $18.00 
Kansas City, 29.50 
San Francisco, 62.40 



Specially conducted Tourist Excursion Parties to all points in California, Colorado, 
Washington and Oregon, leave Boston every Monday and Thursday, 7.30 p. m., 
from Union Station. 



FOR FURTHER PARTICULARS APPLY TO 



N. J. GRACE, 

N. E. P. A., Boston. 



G. T. BELL, 

A. G. P. A., Montreal. 



N. J. POWER, 

G. P. A., Montreal. 



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Cotrell 
& . . . 
Leonard, 



•$ ilJ 




472 and 474 
Broadway, 
Albany, N. Y. 



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Caps and Gowns 
to the American 
Universities. 

Tllnstratcd treatise, etc., upon application, 



The WHEELOCK. 



ONE OF THE 
FINEST HOTELS 



in Central New Hampshire, 
and the best place in Hanovei 



for 

STUDENTS 



and their friends. Cuisine 
unsurpassed. ^ Prices reason- 
able. 



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FIRST CLASS BILLIARD 

PARLOR CONNECTED. 



UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS-URBANA 



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FOR THE 



Latest and Nobbiest Styles 



IN 



HATS * AN 




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raRNISRINGS 



CALL ON 



ALEX. IVIENDELSON, 



Lebanon, N. H. 



VVtieeler Brothers, 
White River Junctioo, 



ecJSTOM TAILORS. 



Our Fall and Winter Woolens 
are ready for inspection. 



Special pains taken 
to please students. 



We will be represented in Hanover by Mr. Sears, '95, this season. Call and examine bis samples. All 

work guaranteed. Store in Gaies Block. 



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bAaNBRY, 



Whiite 

River 

Junction. 



More Room, More Help. Work turned out better than ever before. 



The only Laundry offering a discount from List Prices to holders of 

Co-operative Tickets. 



Agent will call for laundry Monday nights, delivering same Friday. 



HACK & CLEVELAND, 

^j^cnts for Dartmouth College. 



No. 13 Reed Hall.